Category Archives: Education

“Education finance and policy” accessible via the UvA Library

Upon request from the Department of Sociology, the UvA Library has arranged a subscription to Education finance and policy. The journal, published by the MIT Press for the Association for Education Finance and Policy, aims to promote ┬źunderstanding of the … Continue reading

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Evaluating sources on a topic: inequality

Some weeks ago on this blog, my colleague Agnes Dessing addressed the topic of inequality: Why inequality is bad for democracy. Agnes’ contribution gives me a nice opportunity to republish (albeit, adjusted) a post from my former blog, where I … Continue reading

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DOAB Directory of Open Access Books

With 214 titles out of the database total figure of 2.192, Amsterdam University Press is well represented at DOAB Directory of Open Access Books, whose primary aim is to increase the visibility and use of academic open access books. The … Continue reading

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No more embargo on PsycBOOKS

Great news, the APA has generously decided to lift the 12-month embargo of APA book titles in PsycBOOKS. They’ve also granted us access to all the volumes of the APA Handbooks in Psychology reference series. Access PsycBOOKS:┬álib.uva.nl > databases > … Continue reading

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